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honor student at itt technical institute... he had taken out 50-thousand dollars in student loans to go to the school, and was planning to graduate in just a few months. "i needed to find out how much potential i had and i wanted to go further." but this morning he woke up to this email... itt tech was shutting down immediately. john wouldn't be getting a diploma. "shocked. very shocked. three and a half years of studying and putting my all into my all into my education to try to better and to find out through an email that my school is closed." "john came by the campus to try and get more information, but today the doors -- are locked" "no representatives to talk to, no way of getting any kind of information from the school, you know i have no idea what to do next. just trying to figure it out" in the email to students, itt tech said it was forced to close because of sanctions put on the school by the department of education. it wouldnt let the school accept students who use federal aid, and forced it to pay an additional $150 million dollars as
the school closed. that punishment came after accreditors said the for-profit school was out of compliance with educational standards. "all too many times people were going through the programs in it for example, and they were getting a degree but they were not getting the certifications that employers demand" john says like many of his classmates, he's frustrated and confused. but the closure isn't going stop him from trying to reach his goals. "i'm very angry about it...it's a horrible situation but ive got to continue to move, got to continue to progress and get to where i'm trying to go. students like john who had not graduated yet have the opportunity to have their federal student loans deferred...to do that you can head to the federal student aid website. you can find the link to that page within this story on our website-- fox5 5 vegas dot com. students can also try and finish their education at another school -- but it will be difficult. it even says right on the itt tech website that credits earned are unlikely to
eric, what about students who have already graduated from itt tech, will they be able to get any help with their loans? police are still trying to figure out why a husband murdered his wife... before turning the gun on himself in anthem. tonight we are learning more about the couple's family. fox5's adam herbets is live in that neighborhood off anthem highlands drive with what he found out. henderson police department has been looking into
wasn't until about 30 minutes ago when they finally revealed that it was the husband who killed his wife... and now they think they have a motive. last night we knew that the police had been called out to this house before to settle some sort of argument... but nobody was arrested and at the time it didn't sound like anything too serious. well now we're learning that the wife was in the process of moving out of the house when at some point she came by to pick up some stuff.... and police say her husband pulled out a handgun and killed her. of course the most heartbreaking part in all of this is that there are two kids caught in the middle of this... the couple's 9 year old daughter, and the woman's 14 year old daughter. they werent home at the time... but obviously they have to being going through a lot. the enemy was inside. the gun was inside the house. it's not like someone broke in or
them, and that has a curiosity. i didn't think it was going to be anything so sad. i didn't really know what to think at the time. at this point the police department isn't releasing the name of the husband or wife in this case... neighbors say their thoughts and prayers go out to the children... and they urge anyone else who might be going through a tough marriage to problems peacefully. live in anthem adam herbets fox 5 news local las vegas
that foul play was involved - after a person was found dead at a peccole ranch neighborhood in the west valley. metro officers responded to what was descibed as a suspicious person call on winner cup drive - near grand canyon and sahara - around 8-30 this morning. police on the scene said a woman's body was found when they arrived. the coroner has not yet released an int cause of death. the hunt continues for a man who escaped police custody friday - after being arrested for murder. fox5's kathleen jacob talked to north las vegas police. she joins us live from the newsroom to tell us what they're doing to find the suspect. john, christine... police are not releasing any new information at this time... but we did a little digging here and it looks like they're pulling out all the stops to find this guy. every criminal case of his... from misdemeanor
to more serious felony charges... are flagged with a warrant... making it clear of his wanted status to any officer who comes across him. one of the most recent charges stemmed from a july 25th incident. a manager at peterson motel and apartments shared surveillence video with us that shows what appears to be perez pulling out a gun and firing nine shots at the managing office. just a refresher... perez has been on the run since friday. north las vegas police say perez twisted his handcuffs until they broke and then walked out of an interview om truck, and took off. of course this is something we'll be following closely. again, police could not release anything new today... but they do say they hope he hasn't left the area. live in the newsroom... kathleen jacob... fox5 news. local. las vegas. a woman is dead - after being hit by a motorcycle last night in north las vegas. it happened just before 8-30 p-m.... at the intersection of lake mead and webster.
was taken to u-m-c - where she was later declared dead. the motorcycle rider suffered minor injuries. the crash remains under investigation. it's unclear whether the woman was in a marked crosswalk. a deputy on a motorcycle was taken to a hospital - being hit by a vehicle in pahrump. the nevada highway patrol says it happened in the area of state routes 372 and 160 just before 11 this morning. the nye county deputy had the motorcycle's lights and sirens activated at the time of the crash. valley times reports the deputy was up and walking around after the crash. the deputy was airlifted to u-m-c with non-life threatening but serious injuries. there was no word of injuries involving the other driver in the incident. it was not immediately known if the driver will be cited. state officials are remembering thalia dondero... the first woman elected to the clark county commission. she's in my opinion an icon in this community. one of the people that exemplify what a public servant
elected in 1974 and served for more than two decades. during her term....she oversaw the expansion of mccarran international airport as well as flood control projects. she was later elected to the nevada system of higher education board of regents and served on the las vegas valley water district board. "thalia was virtually a walking encyclopedia, i mean thalia was google before there was google, i mean you could go to thalia on any issue that related to nevada or the history of nevada and thalia was there, i mea she didn't just read about it, she lived it." thalia dondero was 96 years old. toss to weather we waste no time warming back up close to and at triple digit highs. we'll see 99 on wednesday afternoon. thursday we'll see a few clouds with 100
highs around 100 friday through the weekend. sunday into next week we'll pick up southwest gusts 25-30 mph and that will drop our highs back down the the mid 90s monday and tuesday. you can stay up- to-date... on the latest weather conditions - with fox five using your mobile device. just head to fox five vegas dot com... and download our app. it's the best resource... for breaking news... weather... and traffic. and... it's... free. a nasa probe has been found - after
comet. how highly detailed cameras - were able to make the discovery. and... could california soon compete with florida... as a hot bed for the zika virus? and... a home destroyed by a bulldozer. how a dispute between neighbors got out of control - and ended with both of them - in jail. you're watching fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas
for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. neighbors in tennessee gets out of hand - in dramatic fashion. memphis deputies say one of them used construction equipment - to destroy the other one's house! "yeah, it says private property. no trespassing. what he doing pushing somebody's house down?" "why would you want to put a family out of their home? unless you're just cold hearted, right?" edgar mclellan is charged with trespassing and felony vandalism after running down the home with a backhoe saturday morning. walls on the left side of the home
debris from the ceiling is on the floor. deputies say it began when john higdon - who lives in the damaged home - was arrested earlier - after firing a gun into the woods nearby. he said he was after prowlers - who he thought were mclellan's construction company employees. florida has seen mosquito repellant sprayed throughout the miami area - due to worries about the zika virus. now - california is taking similar measures. officials are spra diego neighborhood... after a person in the area tested positive for the zika virus. the person was diagnosed - after traveling to another city. the county went door to door over this weekend - warning that the extermination will blanket a two block zone. "baby likes to be outside a lot and i'm constantly getting bit by mosquitoes because i work on cars and i also work on the house and so that would be a good concern for me because i was pretty naive to it you could say." to date - there
throughout san diego - all of which have been travel related. crews are also actively trapping - and testing - mosquitos. president obama continues his overseas tour - but has cancelled a planned stop in the philippines. president obama had planned to raise the issue of extrajusicial killings in a meeting with the country's leader - president rodrigo duterte. but - durante used a vulgar term to describe president obama. as a result - the white house cancelled the meeting between the two leaders. judgment that given the focus of attention on president duterte's comments leading into the meetings here, we felt that that did not create a constructive environment for a bilateral meeting." duterte said in a statement released today - that he regretted what appeared to be a personal attack on president obama. duterte said he looks forward to ironing out - quote - the "differences arising out of national priorities and perceptions."
searching - the hunt for the "philae" comet robot is over. new images from rosetta's high- resolution camera captured the little robot and were downlinked to earth late sunday greg palkot has all the details on the discovery. nearly two years after getting lost in space... the european space agency says it has finally found its philae (fee-lay) lander. the rosetta orbiting probe capturing new images of the little robot wedged in a crack of a comet. taylor says: "the lander is in a big ditch, in a hole or a pocket as it's being described and the sun doesn't shine there." the rosetta mission launched in 2004... it took a decade for the orbiter to reach the comet.. history was made a few months later when it dropped the philae probe. but things went wrong -- the lander bounced out of view -- sending only a few messages before going silent. the robot's solar battery had died, and philae was declared lost and dead back in march. taylor says: "we made some subtle adjustments to the way that we were
bring out light in the dark and ultimately we've got a picture in the pocket." now - with the new discovery of the landers location ... scientists will finally be able to decode and put into context some of the transmissions sent back to ground control taylor says: "to actually have that image to say yes, it's definitely there, that is the icing on the cake....it adds to the excitement that we had leading in to the end of mission." (on cam tag) the exciting discovery comes ju at the end of this month rosetta will take a final one way mission - snapping images before crash landing on the comet's surface. in london, greg palkot, fox news. after sending data to earth for three days... philae's battery ran out and it went into hibernation.... only to recharge enough as the comet came closer to the sun to communicate briefly with rosetta in mid-2015. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted
we waste no time warming back up close to and at triple digit highs. we'll see 99 on wednesday afternoon. thursday we'll see a few clouds with 100 in the afternoon. we'll keep the clouds and the highs around 100 friday through the weekend. sunday into next week we'll pick up southwest gusts 25-30 mph and that will drop our highs back down the the mid 90s monday and tuesday. we waste no time warming back up close to and at triple digit highs. we'll see 99 on wednesday afternoon.
few clouds with 100 in the afternoon. we'll keep the clouds and the highs around 100 friday through the weekend. sunday into next week we'll pick up southwest gusts 25-30 mph and that will drop our highs back down the the mid 90s monday and tuesday. pick up southwest gusts 25-30 mph and that will drop our highs back down the the mid 90s monday and tuesday. we waste no time warming back up close to and at triple digit highs. we'll see 99 on wednesday afternoon.
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in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of
baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
causing more harm than good when it comes to caring for concussions. a national survey by u-c-l-a health says parents don't always act on
professional advice... if a child shows symptoms of a concussion after one week - more than 3 in 4 parents say they're likely to wake their child up throughout the night. that's something that doctors now say only makes matters worse. it says more than three in four parents are likely to wake their ch they show concussion signs for more than a week. the survey also says 84 percent of parents would make their child refrain from physical and social activities. their headache is going to be worse, their memory's going to be worse, their mood's going to be worse. all those things that we monitor for concussion will get worse if we don't let them sleep." the survey also found 84 percent of parents would make kids refrain from any physical activity. but if the injury is stable and the activity is safe - doctors recommend kids should exercise after the first few days of healing. woman may not
before having an m-r-i. a new study says m-r-i's done in the first trimester would not be harmful to a developing fetus. a toronto hospital collected data over 12 years. the study says m- r-i's are safe unless a metal ion called gadolinium is used. those m-r-i's were associated with a higher risk of fetal death and a variety of inflammatory and skin conditions in the newborn. ray says: "an mri in the first trimester is unlikely to be pregnancy testing or measures are unlikely to be required." the study is published in the journal of the american medical association. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. a spike in gun sales - across the state line in california. how a new law is leading to a spending surge - when it comes to weapons. "(cough, cough) " and - how much is too much? hillary clinton offers an
labor day coughing fit. we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem. wall street invested over
a half-million dollars in congressman heck's campaigns, and heck supports their agenda -- privatizing social security, handing wall street billions in fees, but risking our retirement in the stock market, putting wall street ahead of us. congressman heck -- what's wrong with washington.
hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. bob kidder, owner, new england shirt company: this factory has been here since eighteen eighty-three. we have over sixty people
here making shirts labled made in america. but donald trump's brand of shirts come from china, his suits from mexico, his coats from india. trump's products have been made in twelve other countries because he says there's no place in america that he can make them. well there is. great again while
ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. a longtime conservative activist and republican party supporter is being remembered today. "we told you this would be the 'life of the party' party. (cheers)" phyllis schlafly has passed away at 92 years old. she was an outspoken critic of liber - and the feminist movement of the 1960's and 70's. schlayfly gained fame for opposing the equal rights amendment... arguing that it would take away gender-specific privileges... including "dependent wife" benefits under social security - and exemption from the draft. "when she got active in the 1970s the equal rights amendment was going to pass it had passed both houses of congress and it was racing through the states and phyllis schlafly